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ALAG - Asperger London Area Group

ALAG is a community organisation working in partnership with local authorities and the voluntary sector to highlight the needs of people with Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC). We provide valuable social support to high functioning but vulnerable adults on the autism spectrum across London. This includes providing information, advice and guidance to our members and supporting them to access services and engage in their community.

Combat Stress - for veterans’ mental health

Combat Stress is the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For almost a century, Combat Stress has helped former servicemen and women deal with trauma-related mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Today, we provide support to veterans from every service and every conflict - on the phone and online,  in the community and at our specialist centres.

Islington Crisis House

Islington Crisis House supports those with complex needs. Crisis and recovery services provide a valued community alternative to hospital admission for people in crisis as well as short-term transition from hospital to home. Highbury Grove Crisis Centre is a flagship service and is run by Look Ahead. The centre is delivered in partnership with Islington CCG, Islington Council and Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust to ensure the service is fully embedded on the integrated crisis pathway.

Live Music Now

Live Music Now is a UK-wide initiative, created by Yehudi Menuhin and Ian Stoutzker. Our musicians deliver interactive music programmes in care homes and hospitals, and a range of community and healthcare settings. We also work in special schools, where music can make a huge difference to the lives of children and their families. Our specialist support and training provides young musicians with skills and employment at the start of their professional careers, across all genres of music.

Holy Cross Centre Trust

We work with people  in Camden and Islington who are socially excluded in a variety of ways. Our primary work involves supporting mental health recovery and promoting the active participation within the wider community of homeless people, refugees and asylum seekers. See the Events section to read about weekly 'Open Access' drop-ins at Holy Cross Crypt, and twice-weekly group meetings for refugees and asylum seekers. 

Nafsiyat Intercultural Therapy Centre

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Nafsiyat offers high quality community-based psychotherapy for people from different cultural backgrounds based in London. Therapeutic help is offered to individuals, families, children and adolescents experiencing psychiatric problems, emotional strain and sexual problems. It also offers training and development of intercultural therapy, working with a number of prestigious universities, colleges and training agencies in London. Read more about our services.

Traumatic Stress Clinic, St Pancras Hospital

Our services provide evidence-based psychological treatment for people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This is an anxiety disorder which can be caused by stressful or frightening events. Our team also offer supervision, consultation and support to other services in C&I and community organisations on understanding and managing the condition. We have been commissioned to offer consultation and psychological care following major traumatic incidents. Age range treated: 18+

Camden Resilience Network

Community Resilience was identified as a key theme within Camden’s Local Care Strategy during a collaboration between service users, clinicians and care providers. This will be achieved by making better use of voluntary and community sector (VCS) services rather than relying on traditional models of care. The model for the Resilience Network was proposed and championed by people with experience of using mental health services because they believe it will help more people to live and thrive well in Camden.

Good mental health at work

The theme of 2018's Mental Health Awareness Week is stress, and how to reduce it. Maybe you need a helping hand managing your mental health at work – or perhaps it is your job to take care of staff? Read on for details of organisations who can help - some of them local to Camden.